|Championships – The GAP conducts more than 65 events for players of all ages (Amateur, Senior and Junior) and skill levels (Gross and Net). The organization's tournament schedule runs from April to October. In addition to administering local competitions, the GAP also conducts qualifying for six USGA championships.|
GAP/USGA Handicaps – The GAP has provided handicaps to its Member Clubs through the GHIN System (Golf Handicap and Information Network) since 1964, a nationwide handicap service provided by the USGA. A player can go to any participating club to check a handicap and post his score. Players may also obtain GAP/USGA Handicap Index information from the Golf Association of Philadelphia’s Web site. Clubs and members can gain access through their handicap computer to the National Course Rating and Slope database retrieval system.
My GAP Locker – A quick and easily accessible Web portal available at www.gapgolf.org to subscribe to the Golf Association of Philadelphia Magazine and/or Golf Digest; view your current GHIN Index or tournament registrations; post scores for handicap purposes; view your Golf Association of Philadelphia tournament scoring histories as well as recent Platt Caddie Scholarship contributions.
- Erevisions – Get your GAP/GHIN Handicap in a click by signing up for the Association’s eRevision service. All Members are eligible and can easily take advantage of this benefit by getting on-line at www.gapgolf.org and logging into your My GAP Locker; clicking on the subscriptions tab and then checking yes for eRevision e-mails. eRevisions are delivered automatically to your email on the Revision day.
- On-line score posting – Individuals can maintain their handicap on-line from anywhere in the world through their My GAP Locker account.
Golf Association of Philadelphia Magazine – The Golf Association of Philadelphia Magazine is the official publication of the Golf Association of Philadelphia. It provides extensive features and tournament coverage along with news and notes from the game of golf in the Philadelphia region. Published four times a year, Individual Members of the organization are eligible to receive a complimentary copy of the magazine by contacting the Golf Office.
Seminars and Meetings –The Association offers various seminars, including those on the Rules of Golf; the Presidents' Council, for issues affecting clubs; and the College Golf Seminar, for junior golfers interesting in the possible opportunities and responsibilities of college golf. All Member Clubs are also eligible to attend and the Pro-Pres., Golf & Green event, where speakers touch on pertinent issues.
- Golf Digest – All Golf Association of Philadelphia Magazine subscribers are also eligible to receive a complimentary Golf Digest subscription.
USGA Tournament Management Software — Introduced in as a member benefit in 2017, the Golf Association of Philadelphia offers USGA Tournament Management, Powered by Golf Genius Software, LLC. It is a Web-based, event management system that aims to enhance the golfer experience by helping professionals better manage competitions such as leagues, charitable outing, member-guests and tournaments. It will also serve as the scoring and event management platform for all GAP events moving forward. The Association still supports the Tournament Pairing Program (TPP) for Member Clubs in 2017 to allow a year of transition for its membership. The USGA Tournament Management suite will become the exclusive provider in 2018. FAQs regarding the USGA/Golf Genius collaboration and how it affects GAP can be accessed on the Association’s website.